prooemium

noun
pro·​oe·​mi·​um | \ prōˈēmēəm \
variants: or prooemion \ -​ən \
plural prooemiums or prooemia\ -​ˈēmēə \

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History and Etymology for prooemium

prooemium from Middle English(Scots) prohemium, from Latin prooemium, from Greek prooimion; prooemion from Greek prooimion

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“Prooemium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prooemium. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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